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St Georges 10 mile Road Race

Congratulations to the Wight Tri members who took part in the 2nd St George’s 10 mile road race. A very hilly course and with hot weather that must have made it a tough race. Tom George was first home for the club in a PB time of 1.08.29 and in a superb 5th position overall….

Dorney Lake Triathlons

Wight Tri were well represented at the Dorney Lake Triathlon day on 17th July 2016. The Standard distance race was split into three waves, men 18 – 39, men 40+ and women. Joe Staunton was first home for Wight Tri in 2.16.21. and 6th in the 18 – 39 wave. Nick Kenney took 2nd place…

Beach Party!

Recently Steve has his birthday BBQ which doubled up as a Wight Tri get together on the beach at Yaverland. Steve anything to add? Write a few word if you likes …..

Welcome to the new website

Welcome to the new website! The all new Wight Tri website aims to be more interactive and better equipped to keep all our exciting adventures easier to follow. Our Facebook page will likely remain the goto point for members but hopefully these pages will make things easier to find with more detail. Although I will…

Swimming

Swimming is the shortest discipline in triathlon, but it is often the part that stops people moving into Triathlon. For many it is the the most stressful element of the race and understandably so. Wight Tri have pool based coached swim sessions every week throughout the winter, starting at the end of September through to…

Splash and Dash

We run a summer series of aquathons – we call them a Splash ‘n’ Dash. Five events at different beach locations around the Island between June and August. The normal format is a sea swim of between 400m and 1000m followed by a run of between 3km and 6km. The events are nominated time events,…

Beginners Guide – What is a Triathlon?

A triathlon is a race incorporating the three disciplines of swimming, cycling and running. There are recognised distances, but a triathlon could be of any combination of lengths. The recognised distances are as follows: Super-Sprint: 400m swim – 10km cycle – 2.5km run Sprint: 750m swim – 20km cycle – 5km run Standard (or Olympic):…

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